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Before you travel, get trusted tips, ways to save, and advice on how to plan a safe, healthy, and stress-free family vacation.

Genius Ways to Save on Gas
Genius Ways to Save on Gas

Did you know that 39% of Americans are considering a hybrid or plug-in for their next car? Even if… >>

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Online Travel Sites

Before planning a trip at your go-to travel site, make sure you get the best deals with these… >>

The Sweet (Rockin') Sound of American English
The Sweet (Rockin’) Sound of American English

It's a question I've often pondered when hearing foreigners talk in an unfamiliar tongue: What does… >>

Why We All Need a 'Designated Texter'
Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’

Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can… >>

The Suite Life—For Dogs
The Suite Life—For Dogs

I had just about gotten used to the term “doggie day care” as a euphemism for “kennel” when… >>

9 Funny Monuments That Are Larger Than Life
9 Funny Monuments That Are Larger Than Life

Get up close to some of the most massive art from around the world. >>

10 Sexy Beach Vacations of the Rich and Famous
10 Sexy Beach Vacations of the Rich and Famous

Pack your bathing suit, your most potent sunscreen, and little else if you're headed to one of… >>

Culture Digest: The RedBall Project On A Roll
Culture Digest: The RedBall Project On A Roll

Follow the bouncing ball, a mobile installation, as it travels around the world. >>

Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?
Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?

As if you needed justification to head to the shore some time this summer, a new British study… >>

I'll Have What the Queen's Having: A British Slang Quiz
I’ll Have What the Queen’s Having: A British Slang Quiz

We may share a language, but that doesn’t mean we understand British lingo: Here’s a smattering… >>

24 of the Funniest Town Names in America
24 of the Funniest Town Names in America

We sent our humor editor, Andy Simmons, on a cross-country trip. His report: >>

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Vice Advice: The Dangers of Never Taking Vacation

Think you deserve a pat on the back for your workaholic ways? Ample research suggests that… >>

Beat the Heat, Vintage-style
Beat the Heat, Vintage-style

Not to state the obvious, but it has been a hot summer. In fact, weather experts at the National… >>

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13+ Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

These secrets about air travel will make flying a happier, safer experience for all. >>

Need To Chill?
Need To Chill?

This won't help you with the Fahrenheit, but if you're like me and you get strung out about… >>

Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You
Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You

Now, there's no beef here, Mr. President, because clearly you know your way around a patty (ahem… >>

Waste in the Water: How to Find a Clean Beach
Waste in the Water: How to Find a Clean Beach

Every year, my whole family heads to Cape May, NJ for the first week of August, where we splash… >>

The 7 Worst Roads in America
The 7 Worst Roads in America

Dreaded, dreadful, deadly. Which states and roads do truck drivers, traffic reporters, and other… >>

10 New Ideas for Better Roads
10 New Ideas for Better Roads

Hari Kalla, a professional engineer at the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway… >>

The 5 Best Roads in America
The 5 Best Roads in America

Safe, scenic, sensible. We asked experts to nominate their favorite stretches of road in some of… >>